Optics & Photonics Days 2017

Optics & Photonics Days 2017, May 29-31

Photonics Finland organises Optics & Photonics Days 2017 on May 29-31 at Radisson Blu hotel in the center of Oulu. The convention starts with a get-together event on May 29. The program of the conference reflects current activities and trends in Optics and Photonics in Finland, gathering both academic researchers and industrial representatives. The non-exhaustive list of topics include laser technology, nanostructures and plasmonics, optical fibers and applications, nonlinear optics and applications, ultrafast optics, optical characterisation methods and spectroscopy, biophotonics, printable optics and manufacturing, theoretical optics and simulations.

Important dates

Submission deadline Monday 20.3.2017

Extended submission deadline 31.3.2017

Acceptance notification to authors latest 24.4.2017

Early bird registration by 28.4.2017

Nordic Workgroup meeting (register) on May 29 4 pm.

Get-together at 19:00 on May 29, 2017

Registration

Login to registration portal of OPD2017. Registration is now open

Participant Until April 28 After April 28
Student 250 € 300 €
Regular attendance 350 € 400 €

Members of Photonics Finland will get a discount of 50 € on the conference fees listed above. VAT 24 % included in the prices.

Venue

The city of Oulu was founded by the order of King Charles IX of Sweden by the Gulf of Bothnia in 1605. It was the capital of the Providence of Oulu from 1776 to 2009. The name Oulu comes from a word in the Sami language meaning floodwater. The location of Oulu at the mouth of the Oulu River has been vivid trading site since ancient history. From being a town known for tar and salmon, Oulu has evolved into a growing modern centre of competence. Currently, Oulu is the largest city in Northern Finland. There are about 200,000 inhabitants in Oulu and the population is one of the youngest in Europe. Approximately, 33 % of people within Oulu region have university degree. The University of Oulu has around 16,000 students and six faculties. Oulu offers an excellent setting for study, work, research and development. More than 600 high tech companies operate in Oulu region.

Hotel Radisson Blu located on the banks of the Oulu River with an overview of the Gulf of Bothnia, combines beautiful waterfront panoramas with city-center convenience. Our location in the middle of this vibrant northern city is just 14 kilometers from Oulu Airport. Wake refreshed and visit Restaurant Toivo for the Super Breakfast Buffet. Our other on-site restaurant, Sassi, serves classic Finnish cuisine with a special local touch. Maintain your fitness routine in our gym, or simply relax with a visit to our swimming pool or Finnish sauna. With a strong reputation as an outstanding event hotel in Northern Scandinavia, the Radisson Blu in Oulu hosts a wide range of successful corporate and personal events in its 13 versatile meeting spaces.

Accommodation

Hotel Radisson Blu located on the banks of the Oulu River with an overview of the Gulf of Bothnia, combines beautiful waterfront panoramas with city-center convenience. Our location in the middle of this vibrant northern city is just 14 kilometers from Oulu Airport. Wake refreshed and visit Restaurant Toivo for the Super Breakfast Buffet. Our other on-site restaurant, Sassi, serves classic Finnish cuisine with a special local touch. Maintain your fitness routine in our gym, or simply relax with a visit to our swimming pool or Finnish sauna. With a strong reputation as an outstanding event hotel in Northern Scandinavia, the Radisson Blu in Oulu hosts a wide range of successful corporate and personal events in its 13 versatile meeting spaces.

Hotel reservations should be made directly to Radisson Blu Oulu hotel Radisson Blu Oulu. To get event discout you have to use OPD2017 code. The discount is valid only for reservations done by phone (+358 20 1234 730) or e-mail sales.oulu@radissonblu.com .

Single Room: 99 € / night
Double Room: 119 € / night